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Key Foundation Skills: University Foundation Study Course Book

Key Foundation Skills: University Foundation Study Course Book (Paperback)

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Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Module 1: Key Foundation Skills The Garnet Education Transferable Academic Skill Kit was short-listed for the Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award in 2008. TASK is a flexible learning resource that has been carefully designed to develop the key transferable skills that promote students' success in university and college study. Whether you are a student or a teacher, the TASK series provides a tried and tested teaching and learning tool suitable for a broad range of academic disciplines. A series of supported exercises relates theory to practice and provides students with the tools to develop a framework of skills that can then be used in a wide range of contexts both inside and outside the academic world. TASK can be followed as a complete course or individual modules can be selected to address specific needs. Created by members of the academic staff of the International Foundation Programme at the University of Reading, TASK forms a part of the university's skills provision for home and international students at all levels.

Key Features * Identifies key transferable skills for higher education study * Establishes students' existing skills, strengths and weaknesses * Helps students improve their organization and efficiency * Provides support with time management Also available as a boxed set of all twelve modules.

EducationCareers & StudyingStudy & learning skills: general Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9781859649152  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Anthony Manning is Dean for Internationalisation at the University of Kent and was formerly Director of the Centre for English and World Languages. Anthony is one of the original creators of the TASK (Transferable Academic Skills Kit) series and he remains one of the main authors of the second edition of this range of books. Also for Garnet, Anthony has written Assessing EAP and English for Language and Linguistics as part of the ESAP series. Anthony has written a number of other books and journal contributions for other publishers. Before joining the University of Kent, Anthony was Assistant Director to what is now the International Study and Language Institute at the University of Reading. Anthony also taught in France, Germany, China and Japan. He has also been a lecturer at a Japanese College situated within the University of Durham, and at an International College in Reading. Anthony has a Doctorate in Education and Applied Linguistics with a focus on language testing. He has delivered seminar papers at ALTE, IATEFL, InForm and BALEAP conferences on the subject of English for academic purposes, language assessment and academic skills development. Lucy Norris has been working in ELT since 1985, as a teacher, teacher trainer, consultant, Manager/Head of Department and materials writer and developer. She has worked in primary and high schools, private and public tertiary and adult institutions, and on short and long term projects in the UK, Turkey, Italy, Indonesia, Australia and Spain. Employers include the British Council, Bell, International House, UCLES/Cambridge and the Indonesia Australia Language Foundation.

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